Science Quotes

“Perhaps you’ll gave to kiss him again, if you’re not sure. Gather more evidence. In the name of science.” ― Rhiannon Thomas, Long May She Reign
“The capacity to blunder slightly is the real marvel of DNA. Without this special attribute, we would still be anaerobic bacteria and there would be no music.” ― Lewis Thomas, Lives of a Cell, The
“In France, a chemist named Pilatre de Rozier tested the flammability of hydrogen by gulping a mouthful and blowing across an open flame, proving at a stroke that hydrogen is indeed explosively combustible and that eyebrows are not necessarily a permanent feature of one’s face.” ― Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything
“When we say two bodies ‘touch’, what we mean (without knowing it) is that both electromagnetic fields are interacting to avoid physical interpenetration and … that happens well before subatomic particles touch!” ― Felix Alba-Juez, Galloping with Sound – The Grand Cosmic Conspiracy
“We have adopted the policy of Sorel of propaganda of the deed. The best rhetoric comes from building and testing models and running experiments. Let philosophers weave webs of words; such webs break easily.” ― Herbert A. Simon, Models of My Life
“A mathematician is an individual who calls himself a ‘physicist’ and does ‘physics’ and physical experiments with abstract concepts.” ― Bill Gaede, Why God Doesn’t Exist
“As cities grow and technology takes over the world belief and imagination fade away and so do we.” ― Julie Kagawa, The Iron King
“Thirty-five craters on the moon are named for Jesuit scientists and mathematicians. ” ― Thomas E. Woods Jr.
“We’ve arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster.” ― Carl Sagan
“Man armed with science is like a baby with a box of matches.” ― J.B.S. Haldane, Daedalus